[oclug] resizing ntfs partition
brianbarber at linux.ca
Wed Jul 9 17:09:42 EDT 2003
NTFS cannot be converted to fat32. If the volume on the NTFS partition has not been converted to dynamic disk, you should be able to use ntfsresize from the ntfstools collection (it's on SourceForge). There is even a static binary for ntfsresize available for download.
Let us know how it turns out.
On Wed, 9 Jul 2003 16:39:58 -0400
Roger Messier <en916 at ncf.ca> wrote:
> A friend has asked me to install Linux (mdk 9.1) on his machine, but he wants
> to keep XP and dual boot. The disk is formated with a single ntfs partition.
> GNU parted does not resize ntfs, and partition magic is too expensive for a
> single time use. Is there any other way? Can ntfs be converted to fat32
> without data loss? If so, has anyone done this, and could you give me the
> steps you followed?
> Roger Messier
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